Anthony W. Hager

Anthony W. Hager

Editorial Contributor at Political Derby

Location
Charlotte, North Carolina Area
Industry
Writing and Editing

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Anthony W. Hager's Overview

Current
  • Editorial Contributor at Political Derby
  • Political commentator at Pundit House
  • Editorial Contributor at American Thinker
  • Blogger at Charlotte Tea Party
  • Writer and publisher at www.therightslant.com
Past
  • Freelance writer at Lifeway Blue Ridge Writer's Conference
  • Freelance editorial contributor at Lincoln Times-News
  • Driver at Red Star Express
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Anthony W. Hager's Experience

Editorial Contributor

Political Derby

September 2010Present (4 years 1 month)

Political commentator

Pundit House

February 2010Present (4 years 8 months)

Editorial contributor to Charlotte, NC's newest conservative forum.

Editorial Contributor

American Thinker

February 2010Present (4 years 8 months)

Blogger

Charlotte Tea Party

March 2009Present (5 years 7 months)

Writer and publisher

www.therightslant.com

February 2003Present (11 years 8 months)

Education:

East Gaston High School, class of 1983. Modern Gun Repair School, 1996. Long Ridge Writers Group, 2008. American Christian Writers Conference, 2009. LifeWay Blue Ridge Mountain Christian Writers Conference, 2009.

Experience:

My commentaries have appeared in the Gaston Gazette, the Lincoln Times-News, the Shelby Star, the Elkin Tribune, What’s Up Shopper and the Crisis Pregnancy Center of Lincoln County. Contributor to AutoRacing1.com.

Weekly opinion columnist, writing on government and cultural matters, for the Lincoln Times-News, 2006-2008, and the Elkin Tribune, 2009. Write monthly commentaries for What’s Up Shopper, 2008-2009, and the Crisis Pregnancy Center of Lincoln County (NC), 2009. Regular contributor to the Charlotte (NC) Tea Party blog.

Founder, researcher, writer, editor and publisher of the conservative to libertarian website, TheRightSlant.com, since February, 2003, averaging 7000 hits per month. Originated Pray for Independence Day, 2009.

Awards:

Gaston Gazette Readers Voice, April 2005. Gaston Gazette Readers Voice, June 2007. Cecil B. Murphy Foundation Scholarship, 2009.


Organizations:

Thirty-five year member of Alexis Baptist Church. Life member of the National Rifle Association. Charlotte Tea Party. Former member of the American Gunsmith Association and North American Hunting Club. Youth baseball coach.

Personal Data:

Divorced father of two sons. Noah (20, is an Infantryman with the 3rd ID, US Army) and Caleb (14, rising high school freshman involved in baseball, football, general teenager). Hobbies include politics, the Second Amendment and related activities, youth baseball, blogging and woodcrafts. Taught children’s Sunday school, 1994-2003. Taught college Bible study class, 2008-2009. Dedicated to preserving individual liberty, traditional values, free markets, limited government and constitutional practices.

Freelance writer

Lifeway Blue Ridge Writer's Conference

20092009 (less than a year)

Freelance editorial contributor

Lincoln Times-News

May 2006August 2008 (2 years 4 months)

Wrote a weekly political and current events editorial column.

Driver

Red Star Express

19982003 (5 years)

Anthony W. Hager's Skills & Expertise

  1. Blogging
  2. Creative Writing
  3. Editorial
  4. Politics
  5. Copy Editing
  6. Books
  7. Freelance Writing
  8. Editing
  9. Social Networking
  10. Journalism
  11. Newsletters
  12. Social Media Marketing
  13. Radio
  14. Public Relations
  15. Non-fiction
  16. Speech Writing
  17. Press Releases
  18. Feature Articles
  19. Copywriting
  20. Web Content
  21. Proofreading
  22. News Writing
  23. Publicity
  24. New Media
  25. Media Relations
  26. Newspapers
  27. Publishing
  28. Storytelling
  29. Strategic Communications
  30. Publications
  31. Facebook

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Anthony W. Hager's Additional Information

Websites:
Interests:

Writing, blogging, conservative political principles, Christianity, firearms, hunting, the Old West, youth baseball, nostalgia and Americana.

Groups and Associations:

National Rifle Association, Stanley Dixie Youth Baseball Program

Honors and Awards:

Gaston Gazette Reader's Voice Award, April 2005
Gaston Gazette Reader's Voice Award, June 2007
Cecil B. Murphy Foundation Scholarship, 2009

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